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How do you manage fatigue in the workplace?

Whether it is caused by a medical condition, working hours, shift patterns or personal circumstances, fatigue is a health and safety risk that can often be overlooked, but must be controlled by employers. Read More

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Fatigue is common amongst the population, but particularly among those working abnormal hours, and can arise from excessive working time or poorly designed shift patterns. It is also related to workload, in that workers are more easily fatigued if their work is machine-paced, complex or monotonous. Read More

Getting conditions right for people to thrive

ROSPA has highlighted fatigue and sleep management of one of the big safety issues going forward. Read More

Workers urged to maintain sleep patterns in Christmas party season

A leading expert has urged workers to maintain good sleep patterns during the festive season, as new research highlights the Read More

Sleep deprivation: Counting the economic cost

According to a report, the US loses an equivalent of around 1.2 million working days a year due to insufficient sleep. The UK and Germany both lose just over 200,000 working days. Read More

Managing financial wellbeing at work

Many employees struggle with their finances due to increasing personal debt, demanding financial commitments and limited time to save funds for the future. Research has linked financial concerns to having a negative effect on employee mental and physical wellbeing, causing detriment to the business. Read More

How the construction industry is recognising and tackling fatigue

Marcus de Guingand from Third Pillar of Health, explores some of the common findings in respect of fatigue in construction from conversations with industry professionals. He'll also delve into some of the consequences and look at how you can help reduce this hidden problem. Read More

Are money worries keeping you awake at night?

Now that the heatwave has broken, many of us are looking forward to finally getting a decent night’s kip, but for some the prospect of eight hours uninterrupted sleep remains as elusive as ever. Read More

Scientists warn of the health risks of getting too much sleep

Sleeping more than eight hours a night could increase the risk of premature death, according to a new study. Read More

Is fatigue the greatest threat to UK policing?

At first glance the threat of fatigue to policing may seem like an extraordinary assertion. Surely UK policing (and other police forces around the world) have much bigger issues to worry about, no? Read More



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Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time

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